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IPI Dec. 10 Campaign in Turkey: If there is no press freedom, there is no democracy

The International Press Institute (IPI) and IPI’s Turkey National Committee mark Human Rights Day on December 10 with an annual campaign in Turkey highlighting the stifled media environment and continued attacks on press freedom. This year, IPI collaborated with two of Turkey’s last remaining critical satire magazines, LeMan and Bayan Yanı, to create cover pages […]

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Turkey: Kurdish journalist Nedim Türfent released after spending 6.5 years in prison

The International Press Institute (IPI), the global network of editors, journalists, and media executives, welcomes the release of Kurdish journalist Nedim Türfent today after he spent 6.5 years in prison for reporting on Turkish security forces’ ill-treatment of Kurdish workers in 2016. Turkey must compensate Türfent for the severe injustice in this case and must […]

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Turkey Online Master Class: Visual Storytelling for New Formats (Dec. 7, 2022)

Visual short-form content, particularly short documentaries and video explainers, have proven to be a popular format for independent journalists in Turkey. In this fourth master class for IPI’s Turkey Digital News Accelerator, we host Natalia Guerrero, a senior journalist at BBC Reel. Guerrero will take us on a deep dive into the crucial role of […]

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IPI Freedom Dialogues Turkey: MEP Nacho Sánchez Amor on ‘disinformation’ law, accession process

Also available on: The 31st episode of IPI’s podcast series IPI Freedom Dialogues: Turkey is out now! Previous episodes of IPI’s Freedom Dialogues: Turkey podcasts are available here. In this episode, host Cansu Çamlıbel invites Nacho Sánchez Amor, the European Parliament’s rapporteur on Turkey, to discuss Turkey’s newly adopted “disinformation” law and its potential ramifications as well as […]

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